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John S. (jshann) - BPL Forum Member

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About Me Originally from Louisiana, I enjoyed camping in my Boy Scouting days and eventually became an Eagle Scout. Many years later (2002), I discovered backpacking after going on an REI multisport trip to Alaska. My first backpack was to Grand Canyon, and I was hooked!
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All Forum Posts by John S.

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Re: RE: Are we just kidding ourselves with our chemical water treatments?
Ben Tang uses chlorine drops followed by the AM frontier pro, if he hasn't changed his method. He was the first that I saw do it that way.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Are we just kidding ourselves with our chemical water treatments?
November 03, 5:26pm

Re: GoLite files for Chapter 11 reorganization bankruptcy
posted days ago.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » GoLite files for Chapter 11 reorganization bankruptcy
October 20, 7:55pm

Re: Best way to clean / disinfect your Platypus
10 percent bleach solution.

In GEAR » Best way to clean / disinfect your Platypus
October 19, 1:58pm

Re: Supplex Mountain Shirt
Cool. I will guess around 8 oz.

In Make Your Own Gear » Supplex Mountain Shirt
October 19, 4:11am

Re: carbon fiber paddle
Very nice Ke Wu.

In Make Your Own Gear » My air boat,less than 360g!
October 19, 4:07am

Re: GoLite news
That business model didn't work. Time to go back to what did.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » GoLite news
October 18, 8:43am

Re: Hey, this is about us
If you look around the site, he is a prepper type and some have issues with not carrying mil spec gear ; ).

In GEAR » Hey, this is about us
October 18, 6:19am

Re: Mittens / gloves
Faceplanting due to hands in pockets is a classic fail.

In GEAR » Everyone ought to buy a pair...
October 12, 11:57am

Re: Limits of mountain bike travel?
It looks fake to me. Don't hate me for saying that ; ). Edit: After reviewing, it of course is not fake. He is so good the bike movement over some of the rock looked too smooth.

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Limits of mountain bike travel?
October 09, 4:57am

Re: Someone canceled their paypal payment after item was sent.
http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/profile.html?u=danshell

In Gear Swap » Someone canceled their paypal payment after item was sent.
October 07, 2:09am

All Reader Reviews by John S.

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GoLite Dawn
I have had this pack for several years and have taken it on multiple backpacks ranging from 2 days to 6 days. My pack weights have been over 15 pounds a few times with no problems. The materials and w...

In Backpacks - Frameless
May 09, 12:05pm